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Welcome to the library research guide for Architecture students, faculty, staff and the general public. Feedback and recommendations always welcome.


Welcome to the Architecture research guide.

An invitation: Use this guide as a starting point in your research for architecture. The tabs on the left have more information about the following topics:

If you need any help with your research, please contact your librarian Madeleine!

Getting Started

Sometimes browsing in the books at the library can be serendipitous and you can find the exact thing you need!

Call number ranges for architecture:

Subject headings are really helpful when searching in our catalog or databases. If you find a really helpful item, make sure to take a look at the subject headings and use them in combinations or just click on them to see more.

Some, but not all, of the subject headings that might be helpful for architecture: